Details overview

Hours 7:45 AM - 2:45 PM
School leader LAURIE TAYLOR
District Plano Independent School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used Standards-based
Gifted / High performing

Classes

5
Visual Arts
including: Printmaking
1
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
0
Languages
Music Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts None
Creative writing
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Printmaking
Sculpture
Textiles
World languages taught None

Support

13
Facilities
including: Library
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources Tutoring
Remediation
Mentoring
Differentiated learning programs
Counseling
Career/college counseling
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Emotional behavioral disabilities
Level of special education programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many needs and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program for very challenging needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 63% 29%
Hispanic 16% 52%
Black 9% 13%
Asian or Pacific Islander 5% 4%
Two or more races 5% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander n/a 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native n/a 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 7% 17%
Female 53% 49%
N/A 47% 51%
Male 47% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 23% 60%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

0
Girls Sports
0
Boys Sports
4
Clubs
including: Girl Scouts
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Clubs Boy Scouts
Community service
Girl Scouts
Student council / government
Clubs (misc.) Earth Savers Club
  Pacesetters Leadership Club
  Principal's Cabinet Leadership
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 6:30 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Tutor
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Present special topics during curricular units
Organize fundraising events
Organize cultural events
Join PTO / PTA
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Chaperone school trips
Attend parent nights
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools Wilson Middle School

Awards

Community service award City of Plano Environmental Award
Year received 2011
Community service award City of Plano Environmental Award
Year received 2012
Community service award City of Plano Environmental Award
Year received 2013
Academic award Top 25% Performance in cohort
Year received 2013
Academic award STAAR Reading Performance Award
Year received 2013

Teachers

13
Staff
including: Librarian / media specialist
Staff Art teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff None

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Transportation provided for special education students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Environmental Test Solutions, North America
Partner website Www.etsna.com
Partner Chick-fil-A
Partner website Www.chickfila.com

Enrollment

Type of application deadline Rolling
# of applications received 450
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 450
For the year 2013-2014

Sources

Student diversity TX Education Agency, 2013-2014
Students by group TX Education Agency, 2013-2014